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Advanced Orton-Gillingham Worksheets and Activities BUNDLE

Advanced Orton-Gillingham Worksheets and Activities BUNDLE

This is a bundle to accompany advanced Orton-Gillingham lesson plans. For structured literacy teaching, this Orton-Gillingham no-prep resource is a real time saver! It is compatible with Orton-Gillingham lesson plans, dyslexia intervention, distance learning, online tutoring, and other reading intervention problems. If you are an Orton-Gillingham tutor or teacher, these work well with your lesson plans!

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Phonics Poems Decodable Poetry for Orton Gillingham Activities

Phonics Poems Decodable Poetry for Orton Gillingham Activities

Write your Orton-Gillingham lesson plans and you will be ready to go with this extensive bundle of phonics-based poetry. As you build a collection of resources for dyslexia learners, The Literacy Nest is the decodable text source for a wide variety of phonics poems to support your students with a systematic, sequential progression.

Activities With VCCV Words

Activities With VCCV Words

VCCV words are usually the first ones you teach in your Orton-Gillingham lesson plans. These word lists are a bit easier for students because you’ve already taught closed syllables. You may even refer to these words as Rabbit Rule words. Today, I will discuss a fun way to make learning VCCV words a bit more…

Reasons To Be Thankful for Orton-Gillingham Methods
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Reasons To Be Thankful for Orton-Gillingham Methods

I recently asked my email subscribers to participate in a brief survey. I asked them why they are thankful for Orton-Gillingham Methods. And you certainly did answer! There were so many wonderful thoughts shared about the ways in which OG has been a powerful influence on so many lives. From being a foundational part of…

The Value of Repeated Practice for Students with Dyslexia
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The Value of Repeated Practice for Students with Dyslexia

For many years, those of us who work with striving readers and writers have known that certain strategies or techniques, like repeated practice, are effective, but we haven’t really been able to tell WHY. We’ve known that students with dyslexia often have a pattern of areas of weakness in their psychological testing. We have theories…

Voiced and Voiceless Sounds in The English Language

Voiced and Voiceless Sounds in The English Language

Have you ever noticed students having difficulty not only with visually similar letters such as b and d, but also having difficulty with letter sounds that seem more surprising such as /b/ & /p/ or /k/ & /g/? For mature language learners, it is sometimes challenging trying to find out what is causing the difficulty….

Difficulties Evolve into Doors: The HOPE for students with Dyscalculia

Difficulties Evolve into Doors: The HOPE for students with Dyscalculia

You may come here for literacy tips, but today we are talking about math, so put your hats on! Adrianne Meldrum at Made For Math is my guest and she’s talking about dyscalculia. If you recall Adrianne was a guest a few years ago on my blog. She wrote, “Multisensory Math Activities That Work“. I’m…

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Five Reasons To Believe In The Orton-Gillingham Approach

If you do an online search for reading interventions, your head will start to spin. The marketplace is full of products, programs and philosophies of reading. As an educator for over twenty years, I have used my fair share of different programs and products. Nothing compares to the success I have seen since I began…

How To Help Older Students Build Phonemic Awareness Skills

How To Help Older Students Build Phonemic Awareness Skills

You may think of phonemic and phonological awareness as something for the primary grades, for early readers or non-readers. If you teach older struggling readers or language arts classes for upper elementary or middle school, you may not find phonemic awareness tasks among the materials at your disposal. However, for a lot of readers that…